Auction 20.03.1997

Christie's
New York, Park Avenue

Datum der Auktion: 20.03.1997

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A HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG TABLE STAND, XIAOQIAOTOUAN

A HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG TABLE STAND, XIAOQIAOTOUAN 17TH CENTURY The single panel top terminating in small everted flanges, set on legs of square section, framing pierced panels carved with a stylized chi dragon on either side, the beaded apron with curvilinear spandrels 4¼in. (10.9cm.) high

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A DALI MARBLE AND HUANGHUALI TABLE SCREEN, XIAOZUOPINGFENG

A DALI MARBLE AND HUANGHUALI TABLE SCREEN, XIAOZUOPINGFENG 17TH CENTURY The creamy-white stone with black and gray-brown inclusions reminiscent of a misty mountainscape on one side, the other side of a more even grayish tone evoking clouds, set within a plain frame, resting on a stand formed by two

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A LARGE BAMBOO CARVING OF FIGURES IN A TREE-TRUNK RAFT

A LARGE BAMBOO CARVING OF FIGURES IN A TREE-TRUNK RAFT QING DYNASTY The vessel elaborately carved as a long, hollowed-out pine branch curving up at one end, deeply carved on the sides with immortals celebrating the birthday of the Queen Mother of the West, the attendants rowing with either paddles

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A HUANGHUALI WAISTED DAYBED, TA

A HUANGHUALI WAISTED DAYBED, TA 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of unusual length, the rectangular frame with 'ice-plate' edge enclosing the soft-mat seat, the narrow waist above a beaded curvilinear apron, the longer sides carved with stylized chi dragons flanking leafy tendrils, all above humpback stretchers

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A RARE HUANGHUALI AND SERPENTINE WINE TABLE, JIUZHUO

A RARE HUANGHUALI AND SERPENTINE WINE TABLE, JIUZHUO LATE 16TH/17TH CENTURY The serpentine panel of attractive green tone with swirling inclusions reminiscent of moving clouds set into a thick rectangular frame with 'ice-plate' edge above a narrow waist and thickly beaded curvilinear apron supported

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A HUANGHUALI APOTHECARY CHEST, YAOXIANG

A HUANGHUALI APOTHECARY CHEST, YAOXIANG 17TH CENTURY The rectangular cabinet fronted by a pair of paneled doors, the interior fitted with twenty-eight huanghuali drawers of differing sizes and shapes, each with chrysanthemum-shaped drawer mounts, the sides set with handles, the front with a

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 40.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A FINE HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG PAINTING TABLE, HUA'AN 16TH/17TH CENTURY

A FINE HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG PAINTING TABLE, HUA'AN 16TH/17TH CENTURY Of impressive proportions, the thick top frame supported on recessed legs of oval section joined by double stretchers on the shorter sides, the plain apron with rectangular spandrels 33¾in. (85.6cm.) high, 90in. (228.6cm.) wide

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 100.000 $ - 120.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A RARE AND IMPORTANT LARGE CEREMONIAL HUANGHUALI HORSESHOEBACK ARMCHAIR, JIAOYI

A RARE AND IMPORTANT LARGE CEREMONIAL HUANGHUALI HORSESHOEBACK ARMCHAIR, JIAOYI 17TH CENTURY The round curving toprail continuing in a wide sweep to the arms, sloping down and extending in a curved hook beyond the corner posts, the projecting ends, with a swirling grain pattern, prominently carved

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR FOOTREST, JIAOTA 17TH CENTURY

A HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR FOOTREST, JIAOTA 17TH CENTURY The plain paneled top supported on a narrow waist and beaded apron, set upon squat legs terminating in neat hoof feet 6¾in. (17.1cm.) high, 23in. (58.4cm.) wide, 14 1/8in. (35.8cm.) deep

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A FINE HUANGHUALI INCENSE STAND, XIANGJI

A FINE HUANGHUALI INCENSE STAND, XIANGJI 17TH CENTURY The rectangular paneled top with 'ice-plate' edge above a narrow waist, the beaded aprons carved in high relief with scrolling tendrils, the shoulders carved with animal-mask terminals, the curling mane extending downwards as undulating

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A HUANGHUALI 'TREE-TRUNK' BRUSHPOT, BITONG

A HUANGHUALI 'TREE-TRUNK' BRUSHPOT, BITONG 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of cylindrical section, the sides of unequal thickness and carved in imitation of a section of tree trunk with numerous knots, with inlaid base 9½in. (24.1cm.) high

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A HUANGHUALI SEDAN CHAIR DOCUMENT CASE, JIAOXIANG

A HUANGHUALI SEDAN CHAIR DOCUMENT CASE, JIAOXIANG 17TH CENTURY The cover with a well-figured rectangular top above low sides and opening to the conforming upper section of the box set with a shallow tray between two side compartments, above the lower recessed section, the side corner pieces, the

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A LARGE HUANGHUALI SQUARE STOOL, FANGDENG

A LARGE HUANGHUALI SQUARE STOOL, FANGDENG 17TH CENTURY The hard-mat seat enclosed by a square frame with 'ice-plate' edge above a narrow waist and beaded apron, supported on legs of square section terminating in elegant hoof feet, joined by humpback stretchers on all sides, the wood a pleasing

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A LARGE DARK GRAY LINGBI SCHOLAR'S ROCK

A LARGE DARK GRAY LINGBI SCHOLAR'S ROCK Of fantastic formation curving sharply over to one side, the blackish stone with white and pale russet veining throughout and with a very textured surface 19in. (48.2cm.) high, wood stand

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A SQUARE ZITAN AND BAMBOO STAND, HUAJIA

A SQUARE ZITAN AND BAMBOO STAND, HUAJIA 18TH CENTURY The three-paneled top of gold-flecked zitan enclosed by a frame with 'water-stopping' molding and inlaid with bamboo strips on the edges and sides, the convex waist inlaid with rectangles of reddish-blond bamboo, the openwork apron of squared

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A DARK GRAY LINGBI SCHOLAR'S ROCK

A DARK GRAY LINGBI SCHOLAR'S ROCK Of fantastic and irregular outline, formed from two stones, the black material with white inclusions 17in. (43.2cm.) high, wood stand

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A HUANGHUALI STORAGE CHEST, YIXIANG 17TH/18TH CENTURY

A HUANGHUALI STORAGE CHEST, YIXIANG 17TH/18TH CENTURY Of rectangular form, the exterior mounted at either end with 'ox-nose' bail handles and at the front with an ogival-form face plate, the top corners with ruyi -head mounts 15in. (38cm.) high, 29 1/8in. (73.8cm.) wide, 19 1/8in. (48.2cm.) deep

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 12.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A PAIR OF RARE HUANGHUALI SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT ARMCHAIRS WITH FAN-SHAPED...

A PAIR OF RARE HUANGHUALI SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT ARMCHAIRS WITH FAN-SHAPED SEATS, NANGUANMAOYI 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY The bow-back toprail continuing to straight corner posts extending to the back legs beneath the unusual fan-shaped frame with soft-mat seat, the backsplat with a beaded ogival

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 70.000 $ - 90.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A PAIR OF RARE HUANGHUALI ADJUSTABLE LAMPSTANDS, SHENGJIANSHI DENGTAI LATE...

A PAIR OF RARE HUANGHUALI ADJUSTABLE LAMPSTANDS, SHENGJIANSHI DENGTAI LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY The circular candle stand with beaded edge supported by four hanging spandrels of stylized chi dragons arranged around a central adjustable post of circular section slotting through the stand and

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A GOOD AND RARE HUANGHUALI LATTICEWORK SQUARE-CORNER CABINET, TOULING JIAGE

A GOOD AND RARE HUANGHUALI LATTICEWORK SQUARE-CORNER CABINET, TOULING JIAGE 17TH/18TH CENTURY The square-cornered top supported on plain corner posts, enclosing the two doors with a latticework design of shaped rectangles and crosses reminiscent of the stylized shou character and embellished on the

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 70.000 $ - 90.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG TABLE, QIAOTOUAN 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY

A HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG TABLE, QIAOTOUAN 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY The paneled top terminating in everted flanges above the bracket-form spandrels flanking pairs of squared legs, each pair joined by a bracket-form shoe foot and enclosing an openwork panel of ruyi cloudhead within a cartouche 34in

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 80.000 $ - 100.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A BLUE OVERLAY WHITE GLASS VASE

A BLUE OVERLAY WHITE GLASS VASE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The squat oviform body carved through the blue overlay to the opaque white ground with three cartouches containing Koranic inscriptions against a ground of flowering lotus tendrils, the neck decorated with pendent plantain lappets below a band of

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A LARGE PINK GLASS BOTTLE VASE

A LARGE PINK GLASS BOTTLE VASE 18TH CENTURY The bulbous body raised on a cylindrical ring foot and surmounted by a thick-walled cylindrical neck, the opaque glass of pale raspberry-pink tone with darker swirling throughout 16 3/8in. (41.6cm.) high

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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AN OPAQUE TURQUOISE GLASS DISH

AN OPAQUE TURQUOISE GLASS DISH QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INCISED MARK WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD The shallow dish with plain, rounded sides rising to a lipped rim supported on a cylindrical foot, the dish of sky-blue tone with some faint swirls and darkening in an area in the interior

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A COBALT-BLUE GLASS FACETED BOTTLE VASE

A COBALT-BLUE GLASS FACETED BOTTLE VASE YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER INCISED MARK, 18TH CENTURY Of deep blue tone, the body carved with fourteen facets as is the spreading, separately anealed foot and the thick-walled neck, flaring slightly outwards from the shoulder to the mouth 11¾in. (29.8cm.), box

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A TRANSPARENT RUBY GLASS FACETED VASE

A TRANSPARENT RUBY GLASS FACETED VASE QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INCISED MARK WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD The compressed angular body raised on a separately anealed, conforming foot ring merging to a thick-walled cylindrical neck, all cut with fourteen facets, flaring slightly outwards from the

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 18.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A PAIR OF TRANSPARENT RUBY GLASS BOWLS

A PAIR OF TRANSPARENT RUBY GLASS BOWLS QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INCISED MARKS WITHIN A SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD Each with rounded sides rising to a flared rim and supported on a thick cylindrical foot, each similarly carved with a pair of shaped cartouches from which issue curled leaves framing the

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A FINELY-CARVED RUBY AND SNOWSTORM OVERLAY GLASS BOTTLE VASE

A FINELY-CARVED RUBY AND SNOWSTORM OVERLAY GLASS BOTTLE VASE 18TH CENTURY The globular body raised on a separately anealed, flared, pedestal foot and surmounted by a thick-walled cylindrical neck heat-fused to the body, carved through the translucent claret-red overlay to the bubble-suffused, clear

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 18.000 $ - 25.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A RARE MASSIVE BRONZE RITUAL TRIPOD VESSEL, DING

A RARE MASSIVE BRONZE RITUAL TRIPOD VESSEL, DING WESTERN ZHOU DYNASTY The bulbous body encircled by a leiwen band cast in high relief with three pairs of dragons confronted on a notched flange, each pair separated by a taotie mask positioned over one of the three massive, waisted legs cast on the

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 1.500.000 $ - 1.800.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997

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A MASSIVE BRONZE BELL, ZHONG

A MASSIVE BRONZE BELL, ZHONG EASTERN ZHOU DYNASTY, 5TH CENTURY B.C. Of elliptical section, the two sides decorated with alternating rows of coiled serpents cast in high relief and bands of inverted dragon scroll, flanking a plain, central field, all within bowstring borders above a design of dragon

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 60.000 $ - 80.000 $

Datum: 20.03.1997